Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-10 11:42:18 UTC ]
News tagged with: #historical fiction #informative nonfiction #living history

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture'


5 Black comic book creators with 5 ways of seeing this inclusive superhero moment

Black superheroes are popular onscreen thanks to the work of Black creators of comic book characters and stories that anticipated this racial reckoning moment. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-29 12:00:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic book


July 2014 is the most profitable month ever in comic book history, and comics are only getting bigger

With the success of movies like 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' and more ways to buy comics than ever before, the industry is growing rapidly. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #growing rapidly


On the Historical Fiction That Lives in the Space Between History and Myth

Let me begin with this admission: every work of historical fiction lives somewhere between history and myth. Before one reckons with the realities of what the research reveals, one must contend with all the layers of subsequent representation of whatever historical moment they approach. Even the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-01 08:52:28 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #historical fiction


Keanu Reeves' comic book makes history

BRZRKR becomes the first comic book to feature in Comic-Con's prestigious Hall H. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2022-07-23 23:09:26 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic book #keanu reeves


For Women’s History Month: 5 new novels that celebrate female accomplishments

‘The Paris Bookseller’ by Kerri Maher and ‘The Diamond Eye’ by Kate Quinn are among several great new works of historical fiction. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-02 15:27:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #historical fiction #kate quinn #kerri maher #paris bookseller #history month


WLT Book Buzz Episode #5 - Black Voices: 41 Books for Everyone of Any Age from Black Joy to History to Empowerment

News and Events Laura and Bunmi celebrate 41 books by Black authors. From Black joy to history to empowerment, the books on this list provide affirming messages for children and young adults with a special shout-out to NSK Neustadt Prize finalist Jason... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-24 19:13:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookshop #good thing #lupita nyong


What It’s Like to Live Through a Rupture in History

“Free,” by Lea Ypi, is a memoir about growing up in Albania amid the fall of communism. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-01-18 10:00:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #lea ypi


Harvill Secker snaps up 'ingenious' cultural history of eyeliner by Hankir

Harvill Secker has snapped up an "ingenious" cultural history of eyeliner by Zahra Hankir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-25 20:32:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harvill secker #cultural history


Eric Nguyen Learns to Live with History

At the Chicago Review of Books, Eric Nguyen discusses his new novel, Things We Lost to the Water, and how Vietnamese American literature processes the ongoing influence of colonialism, as seen in two of the book’s characters, Công and Ben. “Công’s narrative is parallel with Ben’s, who doesn’t... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2021-05-17 20:30:35 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american literature #chicago review #history appeared


A History of Cyberpunk Comics

MANY HISTORIES OF CYBERPUNK emphasize its literary precursors — its borrowings from hard-boiled detective fiction, for example, or the proto-cyberpunk elements in the science fiction of writers such as Alfred Bester, John Brunner, Samuel R. Delany, Philip K. Dick, James Tiptree Jr., and others.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-20 16:00:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #science fiction #cyberpunk comics #comic books


For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news

Vice Media spent 2020 putting news more at the forefront of its brand, but it still has work to do positioning itself in the digital media landscape. The post For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-12-30 05:01:28 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital media #vice media


My nightstand runneth over: A proud nerd recommends new intellectual and cultural histories

New works by Anthony Grafton, Peter Burke, Richard Ovenden quench many a curiosity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-18 15:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Noted immortal Keanu Reeves to bless our lives with a comic book in October.

Noted immortal man, Keanu Reeves, is writing a comic book with the help of bestselling graphic novelist Matt Kindt. Called BRZRKR, the first of 12 issues will debut in October just in time to save the world / distract us from the presidential campaign / give us something to do in day 700 of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 14:56:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic book #keanu reeves


Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-03-11 13:11:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic book #libraries #graphic novel #longer term #british library #short term #british council #rewarding experiences #wide variety #literary festivals


Surf, schools, critters, comics and the Didion hive: 5 great book events this week

5 books events in L.A. the week of Feb. 8, including Lidia Yuknavitch, Diane Ravitch, and surf photography Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-07 21:50:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #great book


FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

The book business punches about its weight in terms of keeping the attention on books, but with today’s busy news agenda, the rise of social media, and other entertainment sectors, led by Netflix, what must the industry do to keep on top? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 17:29:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book business #futurebook live


FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’

With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt among its keynotes. The post FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-12 16:00:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #james daunt


FutureBook Live panel to raise cultural impact of books

Booker director Gaby Wood, Faber chief Stephen Page, Dialogue publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove and Bluebird founder Carole Tonkinson are the latest speakers to be announced for FutureBook Live, The Bookseller’s publishing conference, to be held on 25th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 00:49:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing conference #futurebook live


Canada’s Indigenous Comics Artists Redress History

In this Q&A, PW talks with a number of creators from 'This Place: 150 Years Retold,' an anthology of graphic stories that retell the troubled history of Canada’s indigenous people, which will be published this month by Highwater Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #indigenous people